The Greasy Strangler is coming together from a huge collaboration including Elijah Wood‘s SpectreVision, Drafthouse Films, Rook Films and Timpson Films to produce The Greasy Strangler. This will be the directorial debut of British Jim Hosking. All I have to say is “if Elijah Wood is in, so am I.” The new horror film takes place in Los Angeles with Ronnie and son Brayden. Father and son soon fall victim to the allure of a sexy woman and they both begin competing for her attention. Mysteriously, this is also the start of a killing spree for a slimy serial killer strangling the innocent later to be known as “The Greasy Strangler.”
When Ant Timpson sent us Jim and Toby’s script, we all agreed that it was the most disgusting, vile, and all-around grotesquely hilarious piece of cinema we’d ever read, with imagery we will likely never dislodge from our tender, greasy brains," Wood said in a statement. "And that is why it must exist!